Chowan University Hosts Virginia Colleges and Universities in Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference
MURFREESBORO, NC – Chowan University hosted the regional Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society) conference to allow members of Virginia Schools to present their research on March 25, 2017.
Schools in attendance included Liberty University, Southern Virginia University, Virginia Wesleyan College, Bridgewater College, James Madison University, Christopher Newport University and Chowan University. The largest group to attend, Liberty University, brought with them 16 members. James Madison University traveled 221 miles to attend the regional event. Other universities traveled some distance as well. Bridgewater College traveled 218 miles, Southern Virginia University 203 miles, and Liberty University 167 miles.
Awards were presented in three categories: World, Europe, and United States of America.
Stephanie Deach, Virginia Wesleyan College
“The Parthenon Marbles: A Test Case for Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property in Museums”
Melissa Jones, Christopher Newport University
“Comparative Public Histories: British and American Collective Memories of the American Revolution”
Whitney Cash, Bridgewater
“Women’s Education in Late Qing and Republican Period”
Mitchell Gehman, Liberty University
“The Steel Wall of England: The Curious Case of the English Knight in the Hundred Year’s War”
Leah Ingle, Liberty University
“Mechanized Mass Murder and its Effects on the Jewish Sonderkommando in Aushwitz-Birkenau
Elizabeth Regina Kayser, Virginia Wesleyan College
“Away With the Hansa: How the Hanseatic League Was Forced Out of England and Why”
Jon Bateman, Liberty University
“The Historiography of Dungeons and Dragons”
Connor Schonta, Liberty University
“A Central European Tragedy: Czechoslovakia and Her Jews Before and After Munich”
United States of America
Timothy Byram, Liberty University
“In the Ruins of our Desolated Majesty: Civil War Suffering and the Conquest of the West”
Annie Clark, Southern Virginia University
“George H.W. Bush: An Unlikely Villain
Lauren Obaugh, James Madison University
“The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: A Shift in the Public and Industry”
Jamie Weaver, Liberty University
“For You the War is Over: American POW’s in World War II
Paul Hanger, Liberty University
“Early American Heavy Frigates”
Please join Chowan University in congratulating the winners of the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference.